Your Trip Itinerary

September 20 — Day 1


Pick-Up at Airport.

Dinner at Grand Hotel Yerevan’s Nairi Restaurant.

Settle in.


September 21 — Day 2

Armenian Independence Day!

Tour Garni Temple.

Lunch in local home in Garni with lavash-making.

Tour Geghard Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Concert of Spiritual Armenian Songs at Geghard.

Dinner at Mozaic Sky Restaurant in Yerevan overlooking city with fireworks.

Celebrate Armenia’s Independence!


September 22 — Day 3

Visit AECP Office to Meet Staff & Learn More About Programs.

Tour Programs in Yerevan: Subspecialty Clinics, Education Center.

Lunch with Staff at Pandok Yerevan Riverside Restaurant.

Welcome Party at Megerian Carpet.


September 23 —Day 4

A day in Yerevan.

City tour with visits to museums and historical and cultural sites.

Mother Armenia Statue.

Cascade Complex.

Matenadaran (Institute of Ancient Manuscripts.)

Genocide Memorial in Tsitsernakaberd.

Dinner at Sherep Restaurant.

Singing Fountains in Republic Square.


September 24 — Day 5

Visit Dilijan, a scenic spa town often referred to as “Armenia’s Switzerland.”

Tour Haghartsin Monastery.

Visit Lake Sevan.

Lunch at Ashot Erkat with view of Lake Sevan.

Boating on Lake Sevan.

Tour Sevanank Monastery.

Dinner at Dolmama Restaurant.


September 25 — Day 6

Visit Khor Virap and Noravank Monastery in route to Yeghegnadzor.

Grand Opening of AECP’s Fifth Regional Eye Clinic in Yegheghnadzor.

Reception with staff and local dignitaries.

Continue to mountain spa town of Jermuk.

Overnight Stay at Grand Resort Jermuk with breathtaking views of mountains and valleys.

Dinner at Forte Restaurant.


September 26 — Day 7

Visit Jermuk Waterfall.

Lunch at Harsnadzor Restaurant.

Visit Tatev Monastery and Wings of Tatev, the world’s longest cable car!

Return to Yerevan.

Dinner at Grand Hotel’s Nairi Restaurant.


September 27 — Day 8

Day of Leisure.

Free day to explore, shop & relax!

Meet in evening for Armenian State Folk Dance and Song Ensemble by Tatul Altunyan.

Dinner at Salon Restaurant.


September 28 — Day 9

Visit Etchmiadzin Cathedral, mother church of the Armenian Apostolic Church.

Lunch and wine tasting at ArmAs Winery.

Tour of Winery.

Return to Yerevan.

Dinner at Mayrig Restaurant.


September 29 — Day 10

A day in Yerevan.

Visit History Museum of Armenia.

Lunch at Kamancha Restaurant.

Visit and Tour Ararat Brandy Company.

Brandy Tasting at Ararat.

Dinner at Yasaman Restaurant.


September 30— Day 11

Visit Amberd Fortress, situated on the slopes of Mount Aragats.

Lunch at local home in Ashtarak.

Return to Yerevan.

Dinner at Vostan Restaurant.


October 1 — Day 12

Visit Ararat region to tour AECP Mobile Eye Hospital.

Return to Yerevan.

Gum’s Fruit Market.

Vernissage Open-Air Market.

Evening Gala Party at Radisson Blu Hotel’s Rooftop Bar.

Dinner and dancing overlooking Armenia’s capital city.


October 2 — Day 13

Visit Levon’s Divine Underground Cave.

Lunch at The Club Restaurant.

Art Tour in Yerevan.

Visit the Sergei Parajanov Museum and the Martiros Saryan Museum.

Dinner at Tufenkian Kharpert Restaurant.


October 3 — Day 14

Day of Leisure.

Free day to explore, shop & relax!

Meet in evening for Farewell Dinner at Grand Hotel Yerevan.


October 4 — Day 15


Drop-Off at Airport.